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W8 Recovery Drive does not show startup settings

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    W8 Recovery Drive does not show startup settings


    I created a Recovery Drive on my laptop. I booted into the recovery drive, go into advanced options and only see:
    • system restore
    • system image recovery
    • automatic repair
    • command prompt

    but I do not see Windows Startup Settings to enter the safe mode?

    Kindest Regards.

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    Posts : 879
    Windows 10

    How to boot into Safe Mode from Windows 8 installation media or recovery USB flash drive. -> link
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Thank you for your clear reply!!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

W8 Recovery Drive does not show startup settings
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